Values and Vision: ‘Aspiring to excellence’

The Cedars Academy is an 11 to 18 academy in Birstall that is committed to exacting high standards, raising attainment and demanding creative excellence from its staff and pupils. At the Cedars Academy we are driven to ensure pupil success is at the core of all our work. We provide a vibrant and engaging curriculum which promotes the love of learning, and prepares young people for the next steps in their lives.

We believe that through careful planning and delivering the very best teaching at every stage of their educational journey that pupils at The Cedars Academy will make outstanding progress. We will rigorously check all pupils are making progress in their learning and intervene decisively to remove any barriers to pupil achievement.

We know that by working hard and aspiring to excellence in all we do, pupils at The Cedars Academy will achieve the best possible outcomes and success. We are ambitious and aspirational for our staff and pupils; we believe passionately that every pupil will succeed and are committed to equality of opportunity.

Jason Smith
Head of Academy

news

  • Congratulations to our A level students on a set of outstanding results!

    17th August 2017

    Congratulations to our A level students on a set of outstanding results! Cedars Academy A Level students celebrated excellent results in today’s A Level results. Year 13 students sitting A2 examinations have achieved record results. There was a 100% pass rate with 65% of students achieving A* to B and 85% achieving A* to C…. Read more »

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  • Raising awareness of STEM career opportunities

    17th August 2017

    The Cedars Academy in Birstall has joined forces with Winbro Group Technologies, based in Coalville to raise awareness of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) career opportunities within the manufacturing industry and prepare young people for working life. The partnership will see 15 year 9 Triple Science pupils from Cedars Academy become ‘STEM Stars’ who… Read more »

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  • Uniform ‘Pop-up’ Shop – Tuesday 15 August 2017

    11th August 2017

    John Cheatles are providing a uniform ‘pop-up’ shop, for uniform purchases, at The Cedars Academy (main reception) on Tuesday 15th August between 11am – 2pm.

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  • Results Day

    13th July 2017

    A Level Results will be available on Thursday 17 August 2017 from 9.00am onwards in the PTC. GCSE Results will be available on Thursday 24 August 2017 from 9.00am onwards in the PTC.

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  • Year 9s Explore Loughborough University Campus

    29th June 2017

    On Tuesday this week, a select group of 10 Year 9 pupils visited Loughborough University – to ‘De-mystify Higher Education’ and to see what going to university has to offer, how a degree can enhance career and earning opportunities and to find out what life as an undergraduate is really like. We had a talk… Read more »

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  • Year 6 Induction Update

    29th June 2017

    Year 6 Induction Update. As you may already know next week is our Induction Week at The Cedars Academy. Key information regarding proceedings is below: Monday 3rd July – New Year 7 Parents Evening – 6.30-8pm – PTC Building At this evening parents and pupils will be given key information about the induction days, find… Read more »

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